European Travel

Padova Is The Perfect Home Base For Exploring The Veneto

Padova Is The Perfect Home Base For Exploring The Veneto

There are many factors to consider when choosing a home base while traveling.  Location, price, access to transportation and so on. When exploring the Venato in Northern Italy, one of best options to consider is Padova also known as Padua.  It is a characteristic city […]

Conquering Berlin: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Berlin: Travel Planning Guide

Overview Many cities with a turbulent past, hide much of it in a museum and generally try to distance themselves from it.  Berlin has embraced its recent history and integrated it into the fabric of the city.  Being able to see history where it actually […]

Conquering Lake Como In One Day

Conquering Lake Como In One Day

Many Italian travel plans will include a visit to Lake Como.  La Dolce Vita is perhaps no better epitomized than this stunning locale, a short ride from Milan.  The lake represents Italian beauty and elegance.  In addition to the flock or tourists that visit the […]

Taking In Italy’s Popular Hiking Trails of The Cinque Terre

Taking In Italy’s Popular Hiking Trails of The Cinque Terre

  There are not many more desirable hikes than the Cinque Terre in Italy.  The combination of viewing a gorgeous coastline and a variety of trails for all skill levels.  You also have the unique opportunity to take a break in a gorgeous Italian village.  […]

Should You Visit The Vatican Museums On A Free Entry Day

Should You Visit The Vatican Museums On A Free Entry Day

It was 6:45 AM on a Sunday morning.  The place was Roma Termini metro station.  While not crowded, there appeared to be more people than I figured on a Sunday early morning am.  Over the next few stops people were getting on, but no one […]

Conquering London: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering London: Travel Planning Guide

There are great cities and there are world class cities.  London is a world class city.  Very few places can combine a great history and yet sit at the cutting edge of technology, education, and commerce.  The city is an economic powerhouse and remains one […]

Checking Out The Storied Tower Of London

Checking Out The Storied Tower Of London

Dating back to its initial construction in 1078, the Tower Of London has always been the subject of public fascination.  Its walls hold a varied and unusual history.  The tower has been everything from a royal palace, prison, treasure vault, observatory, and even a private […]

Museum Hopping In London

Museum Hopping In London

  London is a cultural powerhouse and no where is that more evident than in its museums.  Some of the best museums in the world reside here and cover a wide variety of categories including art, artifacts, science, history, and more.  The best part if […]

Visiting St. Paul’s Cathedral in London

Visiting St. Paul’s Cathedral in London

The House’s of Parliament and Big Ben maybe more recognizable, but St. Paul’s Cathedral is the figurative and literal heart of London.  Sitting atop the highest point in the area known as the City, St. Paul’s iconic dome looms over the River Thames.  The church […]

Conquering Barcelona: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Barcelona: Travel Planning Guide

 Some cities have amazing architecture.  Other’s are cultural powerhouses.  Still other places primary draw is their beachside location with great year around weather.  Barcelona is one of only a handful of cities that can claim all of those and much more.  This makes it one […]